Anna Blake's Blog – January 2016 Archive (5)

How to Stop Feeling the Rub of Judgment.

On a good day, a judgment is simply a carefully considered decision or opinion, but on a bad day, it’s a list of shortcomings. Usually half of them are impossible to change. And then in the horse world, a whole bunch of us ask…


Added by Anna Blake on January 29, 2016 at 9:00am — 2 Comments

Starting Back After a Winter's Rest.

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It happened last Tuesday afternoon. I was finishing up midday chores and I braced as I came around the side of the barn where I usually get slapped by a polar wind. This time…


Added by Anna Blake on January 22, 2016 at 9:00am — No Comments

Enough with the Bliss-Ninny Platitudes!

Your horse is escalating. His prance is coming apart into a full-blown Flamenco dance with a furious stomp to his hind hooves. It’s audible; you’re on pavement in front of an indoor arena. His front hooves alternately pop the ground and…


Added by Anna Blake on January 15, 2016 at 9:30am — No Comments

New Eyes on the Same Ordinary Stuff

I’ll tell you about how the first follow happened. She was a young barn-rat of a girl. You know the…


Added by Anna Blake on January 8, 2016 at 8:30am — No Comments

Auld Lang Syne: The Ghost Herd

I’ve mentioned it before; I still mourn Cochise, that black and white Pinto that Little Joe rode on Bonanza. It’s New Year’s Eve and the song about the “Old Long Since” keeps running laps in my head. I toast this sentimental…


Added by Anna Blake on January 1, 2016 at 9:10am — No Comments

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